Sr. AWS Cloud Engineer

Infrastructure, AWS, Amazon, CI, CD, CI/CD, Automation, Monitoring, Logging, SRE, Linux Administration, Amazon Web Services, Continuous integration, Infrastructure architecture, IT operations, Scalability, Python Scripting, Amazon EC2, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon RDS, Amazon Redshift, Amazon S3, Cloud, Cloud architecture, DevOps, Python, Scala, Scripting language, Stackdriver, Ubuntu
Full Time
$150,000 - $200,000
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Please note I have direct access to the Hiring Director on this position.

Compensation: Base + 11% Bonus + Options + Benefits

Be a major contributor to the success of a company whose business model is based on the aggregation, analysis and selling of Data. This pre-IPO company is already a major player in its industry, is profitable and successful. The company is global, has $2.5 Billion in Revenue, has been realizing significant yearly growth for several consecutive years, has 600+ global employees and is an active philanthropic institution.

The Sr. AWS Cloud Cloud Engineer will:

  1. Review the current infrastructure which supports 100+ mission critical services (data pipelines, applications, data storage). Perform an all-encompassing assessment of the infrastructure, create a proposal for the next generation Infrastructure, build POC s and lead the hands-on build out of a new AWS Infrastructure performance, scalability and reliability and eliminate tech debt
  1. Contribute to the vision for the team and the platform as technical leader, identifying new and strategic technologies that improve scalability, reliability, performance and security
  1. Specifically, the AWS Infrastructure Architect/Engineer will evaluate, configure and implement technologies and tools relating to Automation, CI/CD, DevOps, Monitoring, Logging, Backup/Recovery and Security

The current Infrastructure consists of: 100K's of Ubuntu servers running EC2, Stackdriver and CloudWatch for monitoring, Elastic and Fluentd for logging, SaltStack and Kubernetes for Automation, AWS IAM and CloudTrail for Security, AWS RDS, S3 and Redshift and PostgreSQL for data storage (15 PB s of data), AWS Kinesis and Firehouse and Apache Kafka and Spark for the data pipeline and AWS Airflow, ASG, ELB and Kabana

The Sr. AWS Cloud Engineer report to the Director of Cloud Operations


  • Must have recent experience designing, architecting and building out an AWS Infrastructure
  • Must have expertise in one or more of the following: Automation, CI/CD, DevOps, Monitoring, Logging, Backup/Recovery and/or Security in an AWS environment.
  • Experience with a scripting language i.e., Python, Go, Scala, etc.
  • Experience with any of the following is only a plus; NOT mandatory: Previous experience as a SRE/Linux administrator, Data Pipelines and/or Big Data tools. Again, not mandatory.


Company offers a comprehensive benefits package including: 4% matching 401K, Stock Options, 2 Weeks PTO, HMO/PPO medical, dental and vision coverage; paid company holidays, flexible spending plans, tuition reimbursement, parental paid leave, meals and a casual work environment.

Dice Id : equest
Position Id : 7400667
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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